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Housing and council tax benefit cheats are costing councils £200 million a year.
Councils lose £200m a year to fraudsters

By Liz Stephens People fraudulently claiming single person’s discount on their council tax are costing councils millions, the Audit Commission revealed today. The commission also found that almost 50,000 council homes are being occupied unlawfully – enough to re-house the 64,000 families currently living in temporary accommodation. The total value of fraud in housing and… Read more »

Checks will force parents to register
Vetting chief steps in over paedophile checks row

By Alex Stevenson Plans for a new vetting process to protect children from paedophiles have been defended by the head of the Independent Safeguarding Authority. Sir Roger Singleton called on those angry at having to register to have their background checked, to ensure they are safe to work with children, to “calm down”. The Home… Read more »